Home Assistant's Xiaomi Miio integration
Except I don’t want my network traffic routed to some server up in China or wherever when I’m at home, and the device itself is at home, as it makes for a meaningfully longer turnaround time, and is probably a privacy hole too. (The next step is cutting off “phone home” traffic from these devices, but story for another day.)
I have 6 of these smart devices, 2 of which are air purifiers of the same model (ID). Unfortunately, only the vacuum is supported out of the box, and I really wanted to be able to manage my air purifiers via Home Assistant.
At the “unsupported model” dialog, I tried using instead the Model ID listed in the rightmost table column below, and it worked; e.g.,
I’ll probably continue exploring alternative model IDs, but just the air purifiers for now:
|Name||Model ID||Alt. Model ID|
|米家空气净化器 4 Pro||